York City - Bruce hails latest challengers
UK time is: 03:22:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Bruce hails latest challengers

<div style='background-color: #CC0033;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Hull City manager Steve Bruce hailed a "strong" York City side following the 2-0 victory at Bootham Crescent.

"It was another physical contest against a strong York side" - Steve Bruce
Second-half goals from Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo were all that eventually separated the two clubs and ensured the Premier League visitors remained unbeaten during pre-season.

"It was another physical contest against a strong York side, and as I've said before, this is what pre-season is all about - getting minutes under the players` belt," Bruce told Hull's official website. "We changed things around at half-time with a number of substitutions and that told in the second half. I thought Tom Ince looked sharp when he came on, as were the two lads up front."

The Tigers were using the clash as part of their build-up to an historic European campaign against either FK Vojvodina from Serbia or Slovakian club FK AS Trenčín in the UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round.

"Next week will be a totally different kettle of fish in Europe and it will be difficult because they have played half a season," he added. "I've got no doubts, it will be difficult for us but we'll be ready."

You can now use your social login to comment on our front page articles using your Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts!

CITY'S PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES: Saturday 12th July 3.00pm - Sheffield Wednesday (H); Tuesday 15th July 7.45pm - Raith Rovers (A); Saturday 19th July 3.00pm - St Johnstone (A); Wednesday 23rd July 7.30pm - Hull City (H); Wednesday 30th July 7.30pm - Nottingham Forest (H); Saturday 2nd August 1.00pm - Sheffield United (H)

Join The Vital Debate

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Vital York Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 24 2014

Time: 12:27PM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent York City Articles

Some welcome gloss for City (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Stats: York City v Doncaster Rovers (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Team Line-Ups: York City v Doncaster (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Rivals expect tough challenge (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Minstermen in Trophy action (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Happy return for winger (Monday October 5 2015)

No half-measures from City (Monday October 5 2015)

We should have won - Money (Monday October 5 2015)

Former defender axed (Monday October 5 2015)

City Ladies win again (Sunday October 4 2015)

Archived York City Articles

List All Minstermen.net Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
York 2 - 2 Cambridge
York 1 - 2 Oxford
Notts County 1 - 0 York
York 2 - 2 Carlisle
Stevenage 2 - 2 York
Newport 0 - 3 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Cambridge 11 3 5 3 -1 14
16. Notts County 11 4 2 5 -3 14
17. Hartlepool 11 4 1 6 -6 13
18. York 11 2 4 5 -3 10
19. Barnet 11 3 1 7 -7 10
20. Stevenage 11 2 3 6 -7 9
21. Crawley 11 2 3 6 -7 9

York City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

» Wycombe : 06/10/2015 23:45:00
Argyle Paint The City Green
» Plymouth : 06/10/2015 23:04:01
» Plymouth : 06/10/2015 22:55:00
» Yeovil : 06/10/2015 22:02:01
» Exeter : 06/10/2015 22:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should anybody be coming off the transfer-list?
Suggested By:  Vital York City
Yes, Marvin McCoy 9%
Yes, Femi Ilesanmi 7%
Yes, both 17%
No, neither 67%